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 Max Bell

Max Bell

Original Name George Maxwell
Birth
Regina, Regina Census Division, Saskatchewan, Canada
Death 19 Jul 1972 (aged 59)
Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada
Burial Okotoks, Calgary Census Division, Alberta, Canada
Memorial ID 10939 · View Source
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Canadian press baron, financier, sportsman. After striking it rich at Leduc strike in the Alberta oil patch, Bell bought several western Canadian newspapers, forming FP Publications. At one time he was the largest shareholder in Canadian Pacific. He had earlier been a major shareholder in the Hudson's Bay Company and tried to take it over. He was also a top horse breeder and racehorse owner.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 15 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10939
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Max Bell (13 Oct 1912–19 Jul 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10939, citing Okotoks Cemetery, Okotoks, Calgary Census Division, Alberta, Canada ; Maintained by Find A Grave .